AI Can Now Judge Books by Their Covers and Determine Their Genre at a Glance

Although we are taught not “to judge a book by its cover,” it appears AI can evaluate book covers just as good as we do. Advertisement This is an incredible leap for artificial intelligence, although developments do point toward an eventual arrival in aesthetics. We already know that AI can “judge” people by the way they look, and it appears they can do the same for books. According to tTechnology Review, Brian Iwana and Seiichi Uchida from Kyushu University in Japan “trained” a neural network to “study” book covers. It was successfully able to determine the category of said books, a whopping 137,788 unique book covers from Amazon.com. The neural network had 20 possible genres to fit the books on. When Amazon lists a book in more than one category, they…


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